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Animator/​Digital Artist

Kaiwhakahauora/​Ringa Toi Mamati

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Animators and digital artists use software, models, photography and drawings to create still and moving images for advertisements, film, print, web or television. 


New animators/digital artists usually earn

$17-$20 per hour

Experienced animators/digital artists usually earn

$20-$75 per hour

Source: CoCA and Toybox, 2018.

Job opportunities

Chances of getting a job as an animator/digital artist are average for those wanting to enter the role, but good for those with experience.
A game developer is checking an animation of a landscape section for a game

Animators may create animations for games

Last updated 7 November 2018